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Chris Adami


Chris Adami is a computational biologist with a focus on theoretical, experimental and computational Darwinian evolution, studying how biological systems evolve from the simplest molecules to the most…

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MSU Launches Water Science Network

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

More and more, academic institutions are being asked to form and nurture transdisciplinary teams of researchers to address society’s greatest challenges. After creating the Center for Water Sciences…


Making Retail Unit Pricing More Consumer-Friendly

Monday, March 23, 2015

Savvy shoppers will often look at the “per unit” price of an item to figure out if they are getting the best bang for their buck. Unfortunately the…

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MSU a Major Collaborator in New Gamma-Ray Observatory

Monday, March 23, 2015

Michigan State University researchers are key players in a new observatory that will study high-energy gamma rays and cosmic rays coming from extreme sources in the universe, such…

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Spreading the Seeds of Big Data

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Michigan State University is spreading the seeds of big data to improve agricultural practices around the United States. Through a $4.9 million grant from the U.S. Department of…

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MSU Leads $7 Million Effort to Improve Science Teaching

Thursday, March 19, 2015

A Michigan State University professor created a successful model for teaching middle- and high-school students about carbon cycling, the primary driver of climate change. Now, Charles W. “Andy”…


Self-Powered Sensors Warn of Bridge, Building Defects

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Imagine a bridge or a dam that could sense a structural defect before it happens, diagnose what the problem will be and alert the authorities before something bad…